Things to Do on Christmas Day in Regina

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Here is a list of things to do on December 25 & 26 in Regina.

Wear masks and maintain social distancing at all times. Provincial guidelines for gatherings must be observed.

Spend a day at Wascana Park

 

There is always something to do at Wascana Park. Enjoy the day tobogganing at Wascana Hill, Douglas Park Hill or Goose Hill. Snowshoe or walk around the lake, ski the trails around the Saskatchewan Science Centre, Wascana Hill, and the Canada Games Athletic Complex.

Or you can skate at the public skating rink (do check the safety updates; the ice is currently unsafe due to thin ice) located at the marina below the Willow Restaurant. Grab a pair of binoculars and try to spot the different bird species that frequent the place.

Admire Christmas lights

Use SparkleTour, a crowdsourced holiday lights map for some of the best-decorated houses in Regina.

Do a Christmas Day Bird Count

 

Do a Christmas bird count on Christmas Day and enjoy a crisp morning walk!

If you don’t want to venture outside do an unofficial count of the birds that visit your bird feeder.

Birding is a fun activity to do in winter. Can spot the popular winter birds? What changes do you notice? Visit any of the birding areas near Regina, download a bird ID app, and try to name all the birds that you can spot.

Cross Country Skiing

There are many ski trails in Regina maintained by the Regina Ski Club. Go along the Kinsmen Park, AE Wilson Park, Science Park, Douglas Park or any of the others.

Enjoy a Walk/Picnic

Enjoy a family walk in the green spaces in Regina. Pack a picnic and plan to spend an afternoon outside playing games with your loved ones.

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Tobogganing

Let it snow! Come out to one of the City of Regina’s designated toboggan hills during the winter season. Stay safe and have fun!

Be Joyful

Experience joy from simple things and common spaces. JoyLab 2.0 is an all-new collection of curated experiences designed to provide Instagram-ready moments for visitors while discovering how simple things can bring about a feeling of joy. JoyLab 2.0 consists of several rooms that provide amazing photo backdrops for your friends and family.

On Saturday, December 26, 2020 at Saskatchewan Science Centre. Closed on Christmas Day.

Christmas Brunch/Dinner

 

Support local restaurants this holiday season and order your holiday meal.

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Visit MacKenzie Art Gallery

The MacKenzie Gallery is a premier art gallery in Saskatchewan that houses several historical and contemporary works.

Open Saturday, December 26, 2020 ~ 12:00 PM – 5:30 PM; Closed on Christmas Day.

Plan a trip to a nearby Provincial Park

Enjoy ice-fishing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, tobogganing, and more at the provincial parks.

Geocaching

Find hidden treasures and discover the many geocaches located throughout the city This family-friendly activity uses a mobile app or a GPS device. This is also a fun way to interact with nature while getting mild exercise and explore new areas.

Watch The Great Conjunction

The Great Conjunctionof planets Jupiter and Saturn take place from December 12 to 28. Although the planets will not be at their closest approach on Christmas day, they can still be viewed together.

Take a Twirl on the Ice

Enjoy skating at the outdoor rinks.

See a Movie

Checkout Landmark/Cineplex Theatres.

Cineplex Theatres Wonder Woman (1984)

Landmark Cinemas

Online Concerts

Online concerts have kept people entertained with the temporary closure of many concert halls. You can enjoy performances from all over Canada and the World!

Online Theatres

There are many online theatreperformances you can enjoy online! The National Ballet of Canada’s The Nutcracker and A Christmas Carol are some of the performances that can be enjoyed.

More activities:

Check our family fun activities during Christmas Break for more activities to do on winter break and Things to do this weekend for concerts, sports and more!

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